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How did wrapping paper get its start?
In 1917, the Hall brothers were running a stationery store in Kansas City, printing cards and tissue paper for the upcoming holiday season. When they ran out of the tissue paper people were using to wrap gifts, they started printing large rolls of the patterned wrapping paper we know and love today.
When was paper invented?
Except for writing, paper was used for wrapping even then as well as for toilet paper, as bags for tea and for money. Between the years 280 AD and 610 AD, paper arrived in Japan. When Chinese lost the Battle of Talas in 751, Middle East was introduced to the paper.
Who invented the first Christmas gift wrap?
By the early 1900s, both paper Christmas cards and paper tissue had become wildly popular in the West. But the invention of the true paper gift wrap can be credited to Hallmark. In 1917, the Hall brothers were running a stationery store in Kansas City, printing cards and tissue paper for the upcoming holiday season.
When did tissue paper become a gift wrap?
In 1917, the Hall brothers sold tissue paper during the holiday season for gift wrap in a shop in downtown Kansas City, Mo 鈥?until they ran out. They quickly turned to something they had on hand, envelope liners; they sold out again, and a few years later, they were printing their own decorative gift wrap.